Coll 1/21 'The Resident: leave and acting arrangements; duties of Civil Secretary' [117r] (233/886)
The record is made up of 1 file (442 folios). It was created in 15 Apr 1925-20 Jul 1940. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.
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l^e tiro ad principle on *nlcn m nave tried to *ortc in
Uia past das been that the iteaidsnt ana the Political
Secrettiry should not, as a rule, be round iron, the sate
.service, ana in so Xar as India are directly ictereeteu
in the actint, tenure of the .political 3ec retary ah Ip by
tn Indian Political on the ground that It t^lves
experience to Political OTrleers, Sinclair nill have had
in all soae seven aoottia by the tin* that ieiily again
taxes over cu&rae. ^,uite ajKirt tro& this, if se are
right in thinking that you are still contemplating
reposting Hickinbolhuis in September (your personal
telegrna; to m dated 14th Deceaher, «ibOS) it eould
presusabiy be necessary to find ao&ooae to act as Civil
Secret&iy If Sinclair, *no, on Hicklnbotnnid's departure,
^.ould becosae substantive civu Secretary, »ere to act as
6e should be grateful if you could it us nave
a to i eg rat* to say shstner in toe circuit, stances I have
discussed above you see any objection to tos colonial
Cfflcs proposal, as they are anxious to settle their
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The file contains correspondence regarding leave arrangements for Government officials in Aden, including the Resident (later Chief Commissioner, and then Governor), the Assistant Residents, the Protectorate Secretary, the Civil Secretary, and the District Magistrate. The following topics are discussed: the temporary secondment of officials to cover positions; the pay and allowances due to officials assuming temporary positions to cover leave; the proportion of funds to be contributed by the India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. and the Colonial Office; and the suitability of officials for particular posts.
The correspondence dated between 1932-1933 also contains references to the treaty negotiations conducted between the Resident (Sir Bernard Reilly) and the Imam of Yemen. Correspondence dated between 1934-1935 contains references to the transfer of the civil administration of the Aden Protectorate from the Government of India to the Colonial Office.
The principal correspondents are: the Aden Resident (later Chief Commissioner, then Governor); the India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Political Department (John Charles Walton, Sir John Gilbert Laithwaite); the Colonial Office (Hubert Russell Cowell, F J Howard, Kenneth William Blaxter), and the Foreign and Political Department, Government of India (William Kerr Fraser-Tytler).
The file includes a divider which gives a list of correspondence references contained in the file by year. This is placed at the end of the correspondence (folios 1-2).
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The papers are arranged in rough chronological order from the rear to the front of the file
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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at the front cover with 1 and terminates at the inside back cover with 442; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio.
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